Bengaluru, NFAPost: NEC Technologies India (NEC India) and Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) has entered into an agreement to jointly develop and deliver intelligent mobility solutions in rural and urban India.
Under this agreement, NEC India and UMTC will work on transport-related system integration projects that benefit state governments, local administrations and smart city projects around the country.
The collaboration will also provide end to end solutions, including planning & development, procurement of fleets, funding assistance and implementation of Intelligent Transportation Management Systems (ITMS) for state road transport corporations and other public transport operators.
The joint offerings from NEC-UMTC also benefit fleet operators who are looking for consulting services that include planning and selection of the most appropriate solution and vendor.
Leveraging its exceptional track record in implementing ITMS for the public transport domains in India and around the world, NEC will provide cutting edge ICT solutions, such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and Data as a Service (DaaS) to enable a seamless, end-to-end multimodal travel experience for both inter and intra city commuters across India.
Commenting on the partnership, NEC India General Manager and Business Unit Head, Transportation Business Pankaj Bhatiya, says NEC is delighted to collaborate with UMTC to offer smart mobility solutions in India and thankful to UMTC for affirming their faith in the company through this partnership.
“Being an experienced player in the Public Transport and Mobility domain, UMTC will guide us to offer globally proven mobility solutions for public transportation. I am confident that this partnership will help the state road transport corporations and other public transport operators across India,” said NEC India General Manager and Business Unit Head, Transportation Business Pankaj Bhatiya.
NEC India General Manager and Business Unit Head, Transportation Business Pankaj Bhatiya also pointed out that the upcoming Smart City projects in streamlining their public transportations operations by efficiently using their assets & resources.
In the area of public transportation, NEC has successfully delivered Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in major cities across India, including Ahmedabad, Pune and Surat. The company has also implemented solutions under its ITMS portfolio consisting of an Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVLS), Passenger Information System (PIS), Vehicle Planning Scheduling & Dispatch (VPSD), Depot Management System (DMS) and AFCS. NEC currently manages a fleet of more than 4,000 public buses in India and contributes to the bus operators’ reduced running cost and increased revenue.